Chris Whipple

journalist and documentary filmmaker

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Chris Whipple is a journalist and documentary filmmaker. He is author of The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency.

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Last week, former Marine General John Kelly was Secretary of Homeland Security. But Friday, he was named White House Chief-of-Staff.

Can a new chief-of-staff rein in Trump?

Last week, former Marine General John Kelly was Secretary of Homeland Security. But Friday, he was named White House Chief-of-Staff.

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